The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere
Rank 34 41 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.04% 0.49% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.05% 3.45% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Median daily rate £413 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +22.58%
WebSphere
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Merseyside region.

Application Platforms Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
74 58 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 25.69% 14.11% 13.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 22 21
Median daily rate £350 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £135 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £514 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Median hourly rate £14.34 £16.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.37% +6.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +28.57%

WebSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Merseyside region citing WebSphere as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Application Platforms category.

WebSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

WebSphere
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WebSphere across the Merseyside region.

WebSphere Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

WebSphere
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere across the Merseyside region.

WebSphere Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

WebSphere
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool +7 1 £385 -3.75%
WebSphere
North West

WebSphere
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Merseyside region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 2 (66.67%) JBoss
1 2 (66.67%) Tomcat
1 2 (66.67%) HTTP
1 2 (66.67%) IBM
1 2 (66.67%) WebSphere MQ
1 2 (66.67%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (33.33%) IBM Integration Bus
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) IBM HTTP Server
1 2 (66.67%) JBoss
1 2 (66.67%) Tomcat
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) HTTP
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (33.33%) IBM Integration Bus
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) IBM